Why Masks Aren’t Better at Protecting Us From Viruses

In short: Bad design

Fast Company
Apr 1 · 4 min read
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By Dan Formosa

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, I was part of a research team investigating the design of health equipment, including masks. Masks are important for protecting healthcare workers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention may even suggest that the general population start wearing them in public

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